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Feb 23, 2013 7:00pm EST
in the courthouses of illinois, and his handling of a variety of cases is a frontier lawyer. we are very familiar with the lincoln story as president. he is the author of the emancipation proclamation. he's the guy who wrote the gettysburg address. sixteenth president of the united states. the president who led the union during america's greatest moral and political crisis. and also during america's most tragic war. so this is the missing piece of the lincoln puzzle. the first thing that i want to talk about is the ambition of abraham lincoln. you know, we like to associate ambition with a negative thing. someone who wants to go into politics we think about it as a negative thing. so as a result, we try to think of him as being above the muck and the politics and the dirty campaigning and the negative campaigning. the first chapter in my book is called the most ambitious man in the world. it is a quote about abraham lincoln from his law partner, william herndon. abraham lincoln, from the earliest time in his life, his family members would've told you that he was also hungry to be somebody. once h
CW
Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm CST
people across illinois and complain because the clock is ticking we will just have to see what happens. gov quinn delivering his state of the state address or was it a campaign speech? we cover the state capital with reaction tonight. >> nobody in illinois should work 40 hours a week and live in poverty that is a principle as old as the bible. biblical principles and a pledge to hike the state minimum-wage to at least $10 per hour there were promises on education, health care and public safety invoking the tragic story of pendleton, the teenager shot and killed last week. that weakness leaving those who would oppose gov. pat quinn at the polls the next year practically a licking their chops. we lost 290,000 jobs under paquin you can ask a bond rating agencies about how much he has failed as a governor. paquin has done nothing in four years on our state's biggest problem which is pension reform. >> you did hear a proposal from him today in this speech about how to get where we need to go. hopefully this is the last speech that refers to the problem that we need to specfix.to fx. cal
CW
Feb 10, 2013 9:00pm CST
no other injuries >> an illinois d-c-f-s investigation determined two maine west staff members abused and neglected children. it's believed the finding is connected to a hazing scandal involving the boys soccer team at the school. a d-c-f-s spokesman said three allegations of abuse have been substantiated, but they were not named. two coaches were suspended without pay and have been named in a lawsuit filed by four student athletes who claim they were sexually assaulted during hazing rituals. a man accused of having sex with an eleven-year-old girl was ordered held without bond today after he allegedly tried to hire a hit man to kill her her sister, and mother. cook county sheriff's police say brian thurman asked a fellow inmate with gang connections to get him in touch with a hit man. he called the number the inmate provided, and allegedly offered eight-thousand dollars and his s-u-v. there was no hitman, police say an undercover officer was on the other end of the phone. 70 newly promoted chicago police detectives will report to their new assignments beginning tomorrow. the attende
FOX Business
Feb 11, 2013 8:00pm EST
to the bone, thank you so much we appreciate it. >> illinois is tearing down a tidalwave of debt, why not just go bankrupt? eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are noetworks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the country. join the millions who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organizat
FOX Business
Feb 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
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CW
Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm CST
from western illinois univ. they came here for support tonight to help pitch in for a grieving family caught in the middle of gun violence plaguing our city. tonight one family's loss and the warmth of a hog from some dear friends. my daughter touched so many people. we all went to school together. there people but i haven't heard from in years, over 20 years. a child that has to go through the trauma mentally and physically. you need to take responsibility. and if anyone knows who this person is they should turn them in. her 17 year-old son was near her when she was killed on tuesday, she says that she wants to see the person stand up and on up for what he has done. now up to $24,000 in all. they're hoping that the money will make a difference in finding the killer. 300 people without jobs after an eight alarm fire its factory in burlington wisconsin one of the town's biggest employers the mayor volleying to help rebuild after yesterday's fire the cause is still under investigation. more than 40 vehicles were involved in a pile up on i 70 near indianapolis one of the tractor trailer
CW
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm CST
shooting on the campus of northern illinois university. at memorial now stands outside of the hall where five people dead. it is still not known what motivated a former student to open fire. >> or 15 minutes left of class and he is kicked the door open. he pulled out a shotgun and started shooting. not a word, nothing. everybody thinks of it differently. many have gone through something like that you know what those victims are going through. >> he was hit in the back of the head and arm. all reopened after being remodeled. >> parents and community leaders are expected to show up at a public hearing to speak up against chicago public schools plan to shut down schools. the meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. at harvey college. more than 500 people packed auditorium last night to express their opposition. that hearing came shortly after they released a preliminary list of 129 schools that could close. the neighborhoods facing the most closures' burnham park, inglewood gresham, alston north lawndale and garfield humble park with 14. >> this is what is going on. that is why the enrollment
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
, and it is why we have this. this is a prison in illinois that has nobody in it. it's on 140 acres near the mississippi river. it is surrounded by an electrified fence that is capable of carrying 7,000 volts. it has hundreds of surveillance cameras. it has hundreds of motion detectors. it has armed inner perimeter towers. it has armed outer perimeter towers. it is a state-of-the-art maximum security prison built in 2001 and nobody is home. nobody is this. this prison was originally built to be used by the state of illinois, which never had the money to run it and has never put anybody in it. by 2009, when we got our new president, and he said two days after taking office that guantanamo bay prison was going to close, this prison in thompson, illinois, supposedly won the george w. bush isn't president anymore maximum prisoner lottery. congratulations, thompson, illinois. everybody knew that guantanamo was going to close. in the 2008 presidential campaign, it was not just barack obama who was in favor of closing guantanamo. the guy from the other party who he ran against was also in favor
CW
Feb 3, 2013 9:00pm CST
there were 4 traffic accident fatalities in illinois on superbowl sunday 2012 3 of them involved alcohol. if you're drinking...hand over the keys...or call a cab. state troopers will be out in full force tonight..enforcing violations. save people's lives. save your life. enjoy the superbowl, but get home safely. and, police tell us they're concentrating on the dan ryan and the eisenhower expressways which could see a higher volume of traffic as people leave the city and head home. last year, during superbowl weekend state troopers issued more than 1,000 citations. bond will be set tomorrow for three men charged in the murder of a young woman. they're accused in the death of an 18 year-old. her body was found burned beyond recognition in a wooded area yesterday morning. she was identified using dental records. tonight some of her co- workers spoke about the loss... >> is a person that would never hurt anybody >> she was such a kind person >> there was no reason for it >> investigators say she died of blunt force trauma to the head >> police in northwest indiana have no suspects in c
LINKTV
Feb 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
. it was the site of illinois greatest religious drama - the exodus of the mormons. this is the spot where jesus reputedly cried for jerusalem. [ music ] [male voice:] i'm not talking about god or buddha. [ music ] [female voice:] at the end of it, what is it for? for peace. [male voice:] you just discover it within our selves. [dr. simons:] we'll go through 24 classes in which we'll meet real believers from real religious settings and then we've added two new classes, the twenty fifth and the twenty sixth class back in the setting in which we'll discuss issues such as religion and violence, very much on people's minds. religion and science - new ways that science is helping us understand spiritual experience, and, also religion and spirituality. so, the journey together will give you up-to-date version of what's going on with religion. now one thing we'll also do in the class is that you'll develop worldview analysis skills. you can take these with you long after the class is over and apply them to any situation that arises in your own life regarding religion. it could be meeting a neighbor fro
CW
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm CST
's focusing on the state budget crisis. pension concerns and raising the minimum wage in illinois to 10-dollars an hour. he also is expected to support the marriage equality bill currently being considered by the senate and a proposed 25- cent sneaker tax to fund job programs for high school dropouts. let's listen in to the governor's address right now. the largest public works investment. between that and our tollway initiative we have been investing $43 billion to build and strengthen our infrastructure. this is supporting more than half a million jobs across illinois. construction workers who is with us today have been busy working. they are ready to rebuild. they are building a bridge across the mississippi river. they have already completed. we have much more to do. the members of the general assembly lets an act house bill. keep those construction jobs going. that is our illinois. four years ago many thought high-speed rail was a pipe dream. now we're making it a reality in illinois. paving the way for more economic growth. four years ago we had a leaky pipes and broken water ma
FOX Business
Feb 1, 2013 9:20am EST
out the state is still, there is still out -- there's a state worse than that and that is illinois. we will talk about that in the next hour. we love hearing from you particularly today, and -- send your e-mail to varney@foxbusiness.com. we will read the money as they come in. seven early mover is. i want to start with sierra, beat the estimates top and bottom line, stop looking good today, $6.60 one cents in august of 2000, 26,000 shares, my every to be upset. home builder revenues of 43%. the ceo said the housing market recovery is real and solid demand through january. next week record revenue for this company also gave good guidance for fiscal year 13. at stock is up a little bit. let's go to national instruments. another company posting new numbers, record annual sales, quarterly numbers for the record also, they do software for virtual instrumentation that gained solid guidance to the upside. chinese travel agency company beat on top and bottom lines, domestic travel picking up, that is a big gain over 10% and the stock is breaking out. dell. we haven't talked dell a lot of the d
CW
Feb 2, 2013 9:00pm CST
the pending federal court mandated illinois concealed carry law. the gathering at the illinois institute of technology brought out as state senator representative and third ward alderman. their goal was to explain provisions of pending legislation >> the reality is...we have to figure out how to protect our communities >> a federal appeals court recently be directed the state's ban on carrying concealed weapons and the legislators have six months to draft and pass new legislation >> additional economic indicators released by chicago today... have mayor rahm emanuel saying the city has a thriving and growing economy which is expected to contiue this year. in that statement... the city says one area of strong growth has been in commerical real estate where there was a 21- percent increase in downtown leasing. the vacancy rate fell to under 15-percent... down from the post-crash peak of over 17- percent. the city says residential realty is also doing great... with sales of existing homes improving to more than 14- percent year over year... and the median price of sales improving to 19-pe
CW
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm CST
. family members of victims affected by gun violence are speaking live now in washington d.c. illinois senator dick durbin honors hadiya pendleton and several other victims of gun violence in chicago. during a hearing this morning. the meeting focused on how to crackdown on gun violence while also respecting the constitution's second amendment rights. durbin called for universal background checks on gun sales and limiting the number of bullets in magazines. he argued these proposals won't step-on a person's right to protect themselves. durbin also honored those whose lives were stolen because of gun violence. the student at northern illinois university with a bright future murdered in the classroom. a man with a history of mental illness. 16 years and full of promise killed while shielding his female friend from a gang member. chicago police officer a true american hero who dedicated his life to serving his country and has committed a killed by gang members with strong purchased guns. and in a powerful moment of unity, durbin then asked the friends and families of victims of gun viol
CW
Feb 14, 2013 9:00pm CST
for gay rights advocates in illinois. nine states have already done this, this is senate bill no. 10 redefining game marriage in our state as a commitment between not a man and a woman bought between two persons it's already under way tonight to get to the statehouse. going through this, you hear stories. and emotional debate we are creating a new class of citizens elevating their rights over the rights of others. the final tally was 34- 21 with two senators sitting this one out followed by a flurry of press releases from the governor and the mayor. another review from the christian conservative thomas more society which asks why are illinois 80 alone... the photo was taken at the equality illinois gallup last saturday night. this is a very important day to happen on valentine's day strategically it brings this issue to the illinois house it's a great deal of momentum. expected to be a much more difficult matter that bowl will likely happen in the house next month gov quinn has strongly suggested that he will sign it. there is a link on our web sites. coming up more on what is bein
CBS
Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
college basketball team has lost. number one indiana visiting illinois. the hoosiers controlled most of the game, but with less than a second to play and the score tied, illinois inbounds the ball and tyler griffey hits the game-winning layup as the time expires. the fans rush the court to celebrate illinois's dramatic 74-72 win. >>> in one of nba's fiercest rivalries was renewed as the lakers visited the celtics in boston. paul pierce leads the way for the celtics scoring 21 points. boston blows out l.a., 116-95. >>> and one of hockey's toughest rivalries turned bloody, but it wasn't one of the players. new york rangers' announcer john gianone took a puck to the face and kept on broadcasting while he was being treated. 4-1 win over the new york islanders. >> well, there are 364 days go before the 2014 winter games in sochi, russia. on thursday russian president vladimir putin began the official countdown. it will be russia's first time hosting the winter games. >>> when we return, weight loss help from your smartphone. we'll show you apps that promise to help y
CW
Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm CST
-control >> we're going to make sure that we have these it work and decent health care for the people of illinois and the people of america >> the governor awarded the church a proclamation marking one day in february as fellowship missionary baptist church a day in recognition of its service >> protesters gathered in grant park today to oppose a proposed oil pipeline from canada. the rally was one of several held throughout the nation, including washington, d.c. the keystone x-l pipeline would carry oil sands from canada through the great plains to u.s. refineries. environmentalists strongly oppose the project... one scientist calling it "game over" for the planet. supporters say it will create thousands of jobs and decrease u.s. dependency on oil from other, less friendly nations. 60 thousand marriage licenses are issued each year in the chicago area.. and some prospective brides and grooms got a look at the latest in wedding fashions and trends today. the "windy city wedding show" was held at carnivale restaurant. bridal salons, formal wear companies, travel agencies and wedding planners wer
CBS
Feb 20, 2013 12:00pm EST
former illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., and his wife. just moments ago, jackson entered a plea of guilty for misusing campaign funds for personal use. our bruce johnson joins us live. >> reporter: jc, we're here even though he's an illinois congressman, the name jesse jackson, the jesse jackson family is quite known in this country, almost royalty in the civil rights movement and in democratic circles. jesse jackson, jr., 47 years old, the disgraced resigned congressman from illinois was here in u.s. district court as you say a short time ago. he arrived with his attorney, entered a guilty plea inside federal court to wire and mail fraud and false statements charges. actually one charge, all of that was wrapped into a conspiracy charge. he's looking at more than five years in prison, a fine of $250,000. now, legal experts don't expect him to get that much. they do expect him to do some prison time. you know he was treated for a bipolar disorder. we don't know how that will come into play. the reverend jesse jackson was here along with his wife, jackie, and four of their other s
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 3:00pm PST
. federal spending growth this evening. correspondent steve brown tells us if you live in illinois, you already know what it's like to have a government in serious arrears. >> let's take a look at one through 14. >> classrooms are packed in the cash-strapped mill burn school district. 40 teaching positions cut in four years and the superintendent wants to know. >> are we going to get the money. >> they are owed money from the state of illinois where now $330,000 behind in the state funding that the state owes us they have yet to pay. >> this is not a new problem for the land of lincoln. >> outstanding bills at 2011, the largest income tax increase went in effect is $8.5 billion. >> now the pile of illinois outstanding bills, $17,000 plus pages high, totals better than $9 billion. >> the impact that it's having on our local governments, on our service providers is tremendously negative. we are in a desperate situation. >> some examples. children's hospital in chicago awaits $50 million. ups, $141,000. southside funeral home almost nine grand. then there is seville staffing. michigan aven
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2013 12:00am PST
movement on guns in the house, the senate, and in an illinois special election. and in a country where equal rights for gays are more popular than ever, are nfl teams trying to play the gay away? >> teams want to know whether or not manti te'o is gay. >> super bowl champion and equal rights advocate brendan ayanbadejo weighs in tonight. >> thanks for being with us. bed of rights in america is under attack, and the attack is coming from the highest court in the land. the 1965 voting rights act is being challenged by those who say you know what? it just no longer serves a purpose. got to get rid of it. in reality, they want to go back to the bad old days, the days of jim crowe laws. well, the supreme court heard oral arguments today in a case brought by shelby county in alabama. during the hearing, a key provision of the voting rights act came under attack. it's section 5. section 5 gives federal authority over voting rights in states with histories of racial discrimination. it has been reauthorized by the congress, my friends, on four different occasions. we've been down this road. rece
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
of young people, and that is how bloomington, illinois, snagged the number one spot. >> it is known as the illinois state university hometown. you have a younger population because of the college crowd, but it came in with a high median income. >> the runner-up, baltimore maryland, followed by ann arbor, michigan, and new haven, connecticut. the top big city on the list, number five, los angeles. >> we are coming up on season eight of one of nbc's biggest competition shows, "america's got talent" and we are learning who will be at the judge seats area howie mandel -- seats. howie mandel a come -- howie mandel, thank you for coming. >> i am happy to be here, wherever i end. >> you are in baltimore. what keeps you coming back? >> i love the show. i love talent, i love to be entertained, and there are no parameters as far as singing, dancing, age. i love it all. this show, unlike any of the other competition talent shows there is no range of what you can do. i cannot even describe some of the things we see from people who believe their talent is getting kicked in the genitals, to act i
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 5:30pm EST
people. it didn't rank so high in our list of 10 because it comes with a high cost of living. >> illinois snagged the number one spot. >> best known for the sister city as the illinois state university hometown. you have a younger population because of the college crowd but it exraim in with a high median income. >> the runnerup baltimore, followed by ann arbor, michigan. new haven, connecticut and the top city l.a. you know ann arbor, right? this story is our hot topic tonight so head to abc2news.com/facebook and weigh. do you think baltimore is the second best city for a date on a dime. >>> if you do have that valentine's day date, you probably have the candles, flowers, wine but what about the wood. experts say it's tough to tell if of a free december ac -- aphrodisiacs exist. >> so if you have the chilis, that will increase circulation, increasing blood flow and by exciting those nerves. >> other foods, fresh gingerroot and almonds. there's a reason chocolate is a tradition. it can give you a serotonin high. >> getting back to ann arbor, she's married. >>> all right. there's another r
Univision
Feb 25, 2013 11:35pm PST
de recibir educaciÓn. habrÍa menos para la prevenciÓn de delincuencia, en la florida, y en illinois, 5230 niÑos sin vacunar. >>> luego de esta reuniÓn, gobernadores dijeron que ste puede realizar recortes de gastos arbitrales, y se sufrirÁ consecuencias devastadores. >>> se puede recortar gastos sin amenazar a la economÍa. >>> (hablan en inglÉs). >>> el presidente necesita dejar de hacer campaÑa, y asustar al pueblo de estados unidos. dÉjar de asustar a los estados. el plan del presidente es para eliminar beneficios de impuestos para los mÁs ricos. >>> no creo que se llegarÁ a un acuerdo en dos o tres dÍas, hay una diferencia grande de filosofÍa. >>> los republicanos aceptaron aumentar los impuestos en diciembre. lourdes meluza, univisiÓn. >>> en instantes una corte le dice al hombre que tiene que caminar mientras silba. >>> no lo puede hacer sentado? >>> ni parado. >>> los dejamos con comentarios en facebook y:twitter.
CW
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm CST
. >> she actually plans to go to work. she has to travel for a topic at the university of illinois. she also has plans to go on another cruise with disney. she says she is nervous but she still wants to go. president obama is on his way to chicago right now to offer ways to curb gun violence, and kick- start the sagging economy. w-g-n's nancy loo is live at hyde park academy, where the president will outline his strategy. airforce one is expected to land and about an hour. it will be a whirlwind. some students will get a chance to meet with president obama appeared to discuss some serious and deadly problems. stephen seemed more eager than usual to get into hyde park academy. the day will end with an address from our president obama and the school gymnasium. >> i'm so happy to see him today. 20 young men have been selected from a behavioral skills program to me with the president separately. the senior will be among them. >> the city is chaos. the have no order. everybody is dying every day. >> that the street violence is on the minds of many. the school is not far from the scene o
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 8:00am PST
for many in illinois this year. >>> then our question of the day for you, what was your most memorable moment of the super bowl? this has now been officially deemed the most watched super bowl in history. my doctor told me calcium is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred risk policy starts as low as $129 a year. for an agent, call the number that appears on your screen. or treat gas with these after you get it. now that's like sunblock before or sun burn cream later. oh, somebody out there's saying, now i get it! take beano before and there'll be no gas. full of beautiful highlights and lowlights. that's why nice'n easy builds dimension into every sh
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
sooner. it's in illinois in the second district there. jesse jackson jr. quit his seat there, holding a special election to replace him. the primary happens a week from tuesday. this is a heavily, heavily, heavily democratic district. so it is pretty well accepted that whoever wins the democratic party is going to win this seat in congress. that's why we had 17 democrats announce that they were going to run for this seat when it first became open. in a field that crowded and in a ace that is this short, name recognition and perceived status is everything. right? whoever seems like the obvious choice, whoever seems like the obvious choice, whoever is running in that primary, who themselves is a former member of congress and left congress in good standing with all the name recognition and the status that brings with it, that person is not necessarily a shoo-in, but that person who left in good standing, that person is probably the front-runner. but in this case, in this election, there is a problem with that would-be front-runner there is a problem with her record. there is a problem wi
MSNBC
Feb 18, 2013 11:00am PST
. appreciate it. >>> come up, marriage equality supporters in illinois have declared a hurdle after a state senate approved a same-sex marriage bill. but the issue heads to the divided house. we'll take a closer look raging in the land of lincoln. >>> first, a lot going on today. here are some of the things we thought you should know. former secretary of state and potential 2016 democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton is joining the lucrative speaker circuit. the harry walker agency confirms it will be representing her. it already represents her husband. meanwhile, politico reports mrs. clinton will earn, quote, well into the six figures for her speeches. but also speak for free for causes that she believes in. >>> former south carolina governor, mark sanford, is up with a new tv ad in his race to fill a vacant congressional seat. in that ad, he touches on the extra marital affair that got him ousted from office. >> i've cut spending, reduced debt, and made government more accountable. more recently, i've experienced how none of us go through life without mistakes. in that life, i
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 4:35am EST
routine in this great nation. in park in chicago, in a nightclub in st. louis, illinois, in a movie theater in aurora, colorado, a shopping center in tucson, arizona, a sikh temple in oak creek, wisconsin, and the college lecture halls in illinois and blacksburg, virginia, and a first grade classroom in newtown, massachusetts, americans all over the country are saying enough. we need to act. we need to better protect our families, our kids, our schools, our loved ones from the epidemic of violence. some say that we should just enforce the laws on the books, but that is not enough. there are so many gaps in these laws that we now they created the situation we face today. the senate will take up proposals to close those gaps and reduce gun violence. we will consider universal background checks for gun sales, tougher gun laws against illegal stock purchasing, stopping the flood of new military-style assault weapons on to our streets, limiting the capacity of new gun magazines to a level that allows for reasonable self- defense but reduces the scope of carnage that a mass shooter can ca
FOX News
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
off of the roads if you can here tonight. across southern, illinois, indiana and parts of northern kentucky. i have been showing this, got to show this. such incredible drought, some of the worst droughts across parts of the plains. this kind of snow is exactly what we need and we will get a bit more of it. over 14-inches in wichita. most of what we will see now is towards the northeast of that. as you were saying, shepard, a severe side of it. tornado warnings throughout the day today. for now, parts of laz heading into southern areas of mississippi. as the daylight ends less of a threat of tornadoes and more of a threat of wind. i want to just take you forward over the next say 18 hours or so you you see the snow pulls to the north and rain spreads off towards the east and by tomorrow afternoon start to see the mix here across parts of virginia and maryland and north carolina. the last thing we are going to do with this is a potential kind of coastal storm bringing snow to the northeast on sunday and very significant rain to the south, potential flooding across the southeast. we
MSNBC
Feb 27, 2013 1:00am PST
abortion services. next door to indiana in illinois, we just had polls close an hour ago. in the first congressional election since the presidential, this is a heavily democratic district in illinois that used to be represented by jesse jackson jr. until he resigned. today in the primary to replace him, gun reform played a huge role in the race. we're going to have results and whatever explanation we have got about those results coming up on the show this hour. and as that illinois congressional election becomes sort of a test case for the democratic party's newfound muscularity and confidence on the issue of gun policy, well, today in washington, vice president biden kept up his very high profile schedule on this issue. the vice president taking this meeting today with a group of really not the usual suspects on the gun issue. and also today, one key legislator announced a really important decision about what is going to happen now on the gun issue. we're going to be getting to that. alaska, don't wet your pants. something is going to happen on guns. try to hold it together. >> furthe
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 1:15pm EST
this year, i spoke with kerry frank, ceo of comply365. her business was located in illinois, but she was looking for a new headquarters, where they could expand and grow. kerry told me she liked how we are running things here in wisconsin and it was one of the big factors in her choice to move her company to beloit. even more exciting, since moving here in september, kerry has hired seven more employees. kerry, thanks for being here tonight, and thank you for being a partner in job creation. now, while recruiting employers from illinois is almost as exciting as beating the bears, most new jobs are going to come from new businesses created here or from small businesses growing in our state. we need to help them tap into the capital they need to make investments that will lead to more jobs. during the coming year, i look forward to working with lawmakers in both parties on ways to improve the amount of investment capital available to help start-ups and other small businesses grow new jobs in our state. in addition to access to capital, we want to help small businesses grow by lowering
NBC
Feb 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
school in pembroke township, illinois, serves one of the poorest communities in the midwest. gravel roads, no supermarket, no gas station. school officials say 97% of the students live in poverty, their families relying on government aid to survive. nearly a third are homeless. teachers and administrators wanted to teach these children who get so much from others a lesson in giving. >> it would give them the initiative to say that i'm determined to help others because i've always been the receiver. and now it's time for me to give back. >> reporter: the school teamed with a charity in new york state called family to family, which sends them much-needed books and backpacks. >> we know that it's important to feed their hungry bellies, but we also began to realize that feeding hungry minds and feeding hungry souls would be just as important. >> reporter: older students choose books to give to younger ones. >> wait 'til you see what's in these boxes. >> i read books like this when i was little. >> reporter: then spend time reading to them. >> you know what letter that is? that's the letter --
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 4:30am PST
? >> researchers at the university of illinois are touting new technology that could revolutionize breast cancer tumor removal that allows surgeons to determine if all the tumor has been removed the first time. this could cut down on lumpectomies which are linked to higher rate of cancer recurrence and is in testing stages in illinois and will be used at trials on the east coast. it is only a few years away from wide-spread use. >> there is more evidence of a link between what you eat and acne, in a study of the association of diet, certain foods could cause more pimples especially dairy and carbohydrates contradicting wisdom there is no link between food and acne with 17 million acne sufferers and the disease can lead to social withdrawal, anxiety, and depression. >> a study finds men with betters could be healthier than those without. here in san francisco former giants pitcher wilson was all about the beard. a study from australia said facial hair protects the sun but it slows down aging according to researchers because it stops water from leaving the skin keeping it moisturized and thick bea
KICU
Feb 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
there. what we're seeing, two bucks locked together by their antlers. we have an illinois conservation police officer, state trooper and a will county forest preserve officer at the scene. >> all right. thank you. thank you. >> wait. >> saying, take it, take it. >> they're shooting at the bucks. >> handguns. >> start taking off. can't get a good shot. one of the animals is worn out. the deer are still enough for one of the officers to take the shot. >> i don't like this. >> did they shoot this deer. >> they're shooting at the deer, but not shooting at the deer. they're shooting at the antlers. >> so they break up. >> and it takes not one, not two, not three, but four shots and watch what happens. >> there it is. >> get the heck out of here. >> there they go. they're free. one deer takes off and it looks like he's fine. the other one does stumble a little bit and struggles. >> that one does. >> kind of looks like regains himself and is able to go on. >> that guy has amazing aim. >> we've seen videos before of instances like this where one of the animals passes away. illinois department
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